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LOS ANGELES 06/26/2024 — Today Skybound and Image Comics, in collaboration with leading toy and game company Hasbro, revealed interior pages and an impressive lineup of variant covers from Destro #2, the next chapter of the all-new limited series from writer Dan Watters (Loki, Universal Monsters: Creature from the Black Lagoon Lives!), artist Andrei Bressan (Dark Ride, Birthright), and colorist Adriano Lucas (Dark Ride, Nightwing). Destro #2 hits comic book shops on July 17, 2024. 

The world is changing–and Destro means to come out on top! But with Cobra Commander breathing down his neck and mercenaries Xamot and Tomax seeking to dethrone him as the world’s premier weapons manufacturer, he’ll have to survive the future in order to build it.

Destro #2 will feature a main cover by Bressan & Lucas, along with a stacked lineup of variant covers including an open to order cover by Riley Rossmo (Proof), the second cover in the 1:10 incentive connecting cover series by Nikola Čižmešija (Batman and Robin), a 1:25 incentive variant by Jeff Spokes (Batman: The Brave and The Bold), and a 1:50 incentive variant by cover artist Yasmine Putri (Phoenix). 

Rounding out the lineup of four action-packed G.I. JOE miniseries that introduce the iconic characters of the G.I. Joe and Cobra teams to the Energon Universe, Destro joins Duke by Joshua Williamson (SupermanDark Ride), Tom Reilly (The Thing) and Jordie Bellaire (W0rldtr33), Cobra Commander from writer Joshua Williamson, artist Andrea Milana (Impact Winter: Rook) and colorist Annalisa Leoni (Oblivion Song), and Scarlett from writer Kelly Thompson (Black Widow, Birds of Prey), artist Marco Ferrari (Frontiersman), and colorist Lee Loughridge (I Hate This Place, Killadelphia). These miniseries promise to set the stage for a fresh new take on G.I. Joe, Cobra and the iconic characters that you only think you know! 

Destro is a series within the Energon Universe, a cornerstone of the historic collaboration between Hasbro and Skybound, with TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE comics finding a new home with the publisher to introduce a brand-new era for these landmark franchises in one shared universe. Energon Universe titles include the ongoing series Void Rivals by writer Robert Kirkman (Invincible, The Walking Dead), artist Lorenzo De Felici (Kroma), and colorist Patricio Delpeche (The Sandman Universe: Nightmare Country) and TRANSFORMERS by writer Daniel Warren Johnson (ExtremityDo a Powerbomb, DC’s Wonder Woman: Dead Earth), artist Jorge Corona (Middlewest), and colorist Mike Spicer (Stillwater, Murder Falcon), alongside the G.I. JOE miniseries.  Fans should expect can’t-miss moments from every issue of the Energon Universe, as secrets are unveiled along the path to answering the BIG questions from some of the biggest franchises in comics today. 

Destro #2 (of 5) (Lunar Codes Below | $3.99) will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, July 17, 2024. 

The full list of variant covers is below: 

  • Destro #2 Cover A by Andrei Bressan & Adriano Lucas (Lunar Code 0524IM281) 
  • Destro #2 Cover B by Riley Rossmo (Lunar Code 0524IM282) 
  • Destro #2 Cover C (1:10 Copy Incentive) (Connecting) by Nikola Čižmešija (Lunar Code 0524IM283) 
  • Destro #2 Cover D (1:25 Copy Incentive) by Jeff Spokes (Lunar Code 0524IM284) 
  • Destro #2 Cover E (1:50 Copy Incentive) by Yasmine Putri (Lunar Code 0524IM285) 

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